Oops! Egyption Army Limits Free Speech - No Freedom For You

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by pspr, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. pspr


    It seems the Egyptians may have just replaced one dictator for another.

    The sentencing of a blogger to jail for criticizing Egypt's army has drawn a chorus of objections from rights groups, who say the country's ruling military council is drawing red lines around free speech.

    A letter sent to Egyptian newspaper publishers from the ruling military council said any news, pictures or press releases concerning the armed forces must be vetted first by military intelligence in order to protect national security.